Catholic Leaders Praise Abolition of Death Penalty in Colorado

Catholic leaders are cheering Colorado’s abolition of the death penalty – a move they say is fueled by new momentum following the revision to the Catholic Catechism to officially ban the practice and one that signals a westward expansion in the U.S. of the death penalty’s repeal.

Event to Mark Catholic Group’s 10-Year Fight Against Death Penalty

One decade ago the Catholic Church still allowed for the death penalty under certain conditions, and 35 states across the country permitted the practice. As the Catholic Mobilizing Network (CMN) celebrates their 10-year anniversary this week, that number is down to 29 states.

Mercy vs. Justice

I’m 79 years young, a retired civil engineer, a widower, and humbly a faithful Catholic. I completely disagree with the pope’s recent pronouncement on the death penalty.